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Post information enabling patrons to wager on various races and sporting events. Assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. May operate random number generating equipment and announce the numbers for patrons. Receive, verify, and record patrons' wagers. Scan and process winning tickets presented by patrons and payout winnings for those wagers.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 39-3012.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 25,710.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 12.00
- Currently, there are 11,460 people on this job
Also Known As…
- Racebook Writer
- Race and Sports Book Writer
- Keno Writer/Runner
- Keno Writer / Runner
- Keno Attendant
- Floor Runner
- Casino Runner
- Casino Floor Runner
- Casino Attendant
- Bingo Clerk
- Sports Book Writer
- Sports Book Server
- Sports Book Board Attendant
- Sheet Writer
- Race Board Attendant
- Pari Mutuel Ticket Seller
- Pari Mutuel Ticket Cashier
- Pari Mutuel Clerk
- Mutuel Machine Operator
- Mutuel Cashier
- Casino Worker
- Casino Gaming Worker
- Cardroom Attendant
- Bingo Floater
- Bingo Caller
- Betting Clerk
- Bet Taker
Tasks for “Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners”
- Supervise staff and games and mediate disputes.
- Start gaming equipment that randomly selects numbered balls and announce winning numbers and colors.
- Collect bets in the form of cash or chips, verifying and recording amounts.
- Participate in games for gambling establishments to provide the minimum complement of players at a table.
- Deliver tickets, cards, and money to bingo callers.
- Prepare collection reports for submission to supervisors.
- Operate games in which players bet that a ball will come to rest in a particular slot on a rotating wheel, performing actions such as spinning the wheel and releasing the ball.
- Inspect cards or equipment to be used in games to ensure they are in proper condition.
- Collect cards or tickets from players.
- Check to ensure that all players have placed their bets before play begins.
- Pay off or move bets as established by game rules and procedures.
- Compare the house hand with players' hands to determine the winner.
- Conduct gambling tables or games, such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, and ensure that game rules are followed.
- Compute and verify amounts won or lost, paying out winnings or referring patrons to workers, such as gaming cashiers, so that winnings can be collected.
- Answer questions about game rules or casino policies.
- Take the house percentage from each pot.
- Seat patrons at gaming tables.
- Sell food, beverages, or tobacco to players.
- Push dice to shooters and retrieve thrown dice.
- Exchange paper currency for playing chips or coins.
- Open or close cash floats or game tables.
- Record the number of tickets cashed and the amount paid out after each race or event.
Related Technology & Tools
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